Richard Silvestri
Richard Silvestri 

ALTERED STATES

New York Times, Sunday, September 9, 1984

Author: Richard Silvestri
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 79, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 499 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 122, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 12, XRef: 1
Richard Silvestri has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles and 84 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Uses a bolter : SIFTS
6. Mubarak's predecessor : SADAT
11. Travels fast : POSTS
16. ___ paribus (other things being equal) : CETERIS
18. Memorable shrine : ALAMO
19. Virgil, for one : MANTUAN
21. In general : OVERALL
22. Skin layer : DERMA
23. Phoenician goddess of fertility : ASTARTE
24. The Festive State? : MERRYLAND
26. The Moslem State? : CALIPHORNIA
28. Uses a rosary : PRAYS
29. Repulsive : VILE
31. Pelion's legendary supporter : OSSA
32. Hockey great : ORR
33. Morsel for Dobbin : OAT
34. The Motion State? : KINETICUT
37. Ocean eagles : ERNES
39. Scads : SLEW
41. ___ nutshell : INA
42. Astringent : HARSH
43. Sign of a hit : SRO
44. Suspended : HUNG
46. Punjabi princess : RANEE
47. Cardigan : SWEATER
51. Jog one's memory : REMIND
54. Closely packed : DENSE
55. RR stop : STA
56. Small valley : DALE
57. Ouzo ingredient : ANISE
58. Astronaut Sally : RIDE
59. Origami material : PAPER
61. Wedge or mashie : IRON
62. Swindle : BILK
63. History in verse : SAGA
64. Tonsorial request : TRIM
65. Roasting rod : SPIT
66. "It ___ laugh": Pinero : ISTO
67. Hold fast : CLING
69. Bearing : MIEN
70. Intimate : CLOSE
71. N.C. college : ELON
72. High in pitch : ALT
73. Start of a Dickens title : ATALE
75. Inclined : LEANED
76. Part of ESP : SENSORY
78. Fragrant : OLENT
79. Put on guard : WARN
80. Chemical suffix : INE
81. On the ball : ALERT
82. Resistance unit : OHM
83. "Pique ___," Tchaikovsky opera : DAME
87. Creator of 86 Down : MILNE
90. The Racquet State? : TENNISSEE
92. You, to Johann : SIE
93. Coin for Olaf : ORE
94. It is, in Bilbao : ESTA
96. Only : SOLE
97. With ardor : HOTLY
99. The Writer's State? : PENCILVANIA
104. The Clerical State? : COLLARADO
106. Glut : ENGORGE
107. Column style : DORIC
109. Previously : EARLIER
110. Leave the local : DETRAIN
111. Skip over : ELIDE
112. Multiform : DIVERSE
113. Martin ___, né Ramon Estevez : SHEEN
114. Tracking equipment : RADAR
115. Button for Earl Anthony : RESET
1. Existing apart : SEVERAL
2. Battologize : ITERATE
3. Charon's craft : FERRY
4. Cafeteria items : TRAYS
5. Fort ___, Okla. : SILL
6. Burden : SADDLE
7. Pub quaff : ALE
8. Jeanne ___ : DARC
9. Abbess : AMMA
10. Burns poem : TOALOUSE
11. Ali ___, famed brigand : PASHA
12. Aware of : ONTO
13. Pentagram : STAR
14. Set in operation : TURNON
15. Pope's "The Dunciad" is one : SATIRE
16. Non ___ mentis : COMPOS
17. Activity for Spartacus in 74 B.C. : SLAVING
19. Cartographic creations : MAPS
20. Approaches : NEARS
25. One of a nautical trio : NINA
27. Neck of land: Abbr. : ISTH
30. Natural-gas component : ETHANE
34. Benevolent : KIND
35. Fleming and Smith : IANS
36. Inch along : CREEP
37. Previous to, in poesy : ERE
38. The Highway State? : ROADISLAND
40. The Broom State? : WHISKONSIN
43. Apian gathering : SWARM
45. Maupassant's "___ Vie" : UNE
46. Fortification : REDAN
47. Mug : STEIN
48. Game fish : TARPON
49. Plaza brat of fiction : ELOISE
50. Leased : RENTED
51. Hydrophobia : RABIES
52. Maroon : ENISLE
53. "Il Penseroso" poet : MILTON
54. Numeral : DIGIT
55. Fling : SPREE
58. Driving competition : RALLY
60. With lance in hand : ATILT
63. Word with babe or head : SCARE
68. Early physician : GALEN
69. Religious insect? : MANTIS
70. Wax: Comb. form : CER
74. Darr or scray : TERN
75. Hobble : LAME
77. Dollar bill : ONE
78. Poisonous evergreen shrub : OLEANDER
79. Pivoted : WHEELED
81. "___ boy!" : ATTA
82. The former Christiania : OSLO
84. Frederick Austerlitz : ASTAIRE
85. Least sharp : MILDEST
86. Friend of Pooh : EEYORE
87. Sulked : MOPED
88. Castle and Rich : IRENES
89. Extent : LENGTH
91. World Cup sport : SOCCER
94. ___ marbles : ELGIN
95. Explorer Hedin : SVEN
97. Actor-singer Presnell : HARVE
98. Heraldic borders : ORLES
100. Center : CORE
101. Dies follower : IRAE
102. SE Kansas city : IOLA
103. Parched : ARID
105. Bed for Leo : LAIR
108. Peak in Crete : IDA

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